Fortune Head Geology Centre


Take a walk through geologic time with our innovative and interactive exhibits showcasing everything from tsunamis and earthquakes to prehistoric predators. We host one of the most extensive regional rock and mineral collections that you won’t find anywhere else in Newfoundland. Guided geologic tours of the Fortune Head Ecological Reserve and Horsebrook Trail are also provided. We also offer summer camps, movie nights, birthday parties.

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This educational facility has six exhibit galleries identifying geologic time, and houses an extensive rock, mineral and fossil collection. Our Geology Interpreters are able to provide guided tours to the significant fossil find at the Fortune Head Ecological Reserve. We also offer theme-oriented products at the Fortune Fossil Shop; a small coffee/snack bar, and a visitor information desk. Also within walking distance are the George and Mary Lake Heritage House and fishing stages.

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Exhibit $5 - $7.50, exhibit and geologic tour $20

Contact Information

49-51 Bunkerhill Road (Waterfront) Fortune Head Geology Centre, Fortune
47.0741, -55.829 (Download GPX)
May to Sep
+1 (709) 832 3569
+1 (709) 832 2810
+1 (709) 832 2210


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